15. Cabbage

cabbage

Cabbage is a vegetable with green or purple leaves. It’s a common ingredient in slaws and salads. Fermented cabbage is known as sauerkraut. It has very low calories and only contains 22 calories per cup.

14. Carrots

carrots

Carrots are a very popular vegetable; they can even be found in cake! They are usually thin and orange, but they can also be red, yellow, purple or white. Most people associate good eyesight with eating carrots since they are high in beta carotene that the body converts to vitamin A, which is necessary for proper vision. One cup of carrots has 53 calories and over 400 percent of the daily value for vitamin A.

13. Chard

Swiss Chard

Chard is a leafy green that comes in several varieties and is extremely high in vitamin K, a nutrient that helps with blood clotting. One cup of 36 grams of chard has 7 calories and contains 374 percent of the daily value for vitamin K.

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